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IMS Fellow David Allison (Indiana University School of Public Health–Bloomington) is a member of the committee that wrote a 2019 National Academies report on reproducibility and replicability in science. He appeared on November 13, 2019, before the US House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology to discuss recommendations and findings…

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We are pleased to announce the following members have been selected to receive the 2019 IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Award: Yuqi Gu is a PhD student in the Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan; Didong Li is in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University; and…

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Byeong Uk Park, Professor of Statistics at Seoul National University in South Korea, has received the 33rd Inchon Award. The prestigious Inchon Awards honor the memory of Kim Sung-soo (whose pen-name was Inchon), former vice-president of the Republic of Korea, founder of Korea University, and founder of the Dong-A Ilbo…

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IMS Fellow Hal S. Stern has been appointed vice provost for academic planning at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Since joining UCI as founding chair of the statistics department in 2002, Stern has held a range of academic and administrative leadership roles. He served for eight years as chair…

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IMS Fellow Per Mykland was among only three people awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship this year in Mathematics or Statistics. These Fellowships are intended for individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship. The Guggenheim Foundation receives approximately 3,000 applications, and makes around 175 awards, each year. Per Mykland is…

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